Nursing is a program in the health science pathway. If you dream of helping others and are looking for an opportunity to begin a career in the medical field, then you should consider this pathway. In this program, you will learn:
You will use many skills to solve problems and work with patients. To be prepared, take rigorous science classes, especially biology, chemistry, and anatomy. The following courses will help prepare you for the Nursing (CNA) program, further training, and a career in the healthcare field:
All career and salary information is cited from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The typical student has taken science and math courses to prepare them for the career program and beyond. Students have a strong work ethic, are compassionate and detail-oriented, and have a mature attitude. Patient confidentiality and respect are expected and practiced throughout this program.
Upon completing this program, students will be CNAs. You may continue your education in 2- or 4-year postsecondary degree programs; obtain employment in the healthcare industry, as a CNA, or pharmacy technician; or use your certifications to work while continuing your education.